Leigh Creek Monument
U.S. Highway 16, 9 miles east of Ten Sleep


Across the canyon, on the point, the Leigh Creek Monument topped with the cross was erected in 1889 in memory of an English nobleman who fell 200 feet to his death over the canyon wall, while in pursuit of mountain sheep. The monument was laid up of native stone in dry mortar and is approximately ten feet square at the base. It contains a marble slab facing west with the inscription. Gilbert E. Leigh died October 23rd, 1884. He was the guest of the Bar X Bar cattle company a remittance man, and had spent most of his adult life as a big game hunter.

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